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A constant reminder of how beautiful the English coast is.

I visit Chesil Beach about 2 to 3 times a year, and have done for some 25 years. Its beauty is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Fantastic Beach

The 18 mile long beach is a magnificent sight, with the constant sound of the pebbles rolling... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit Chesil Beach about 2 to 3 times a year, and have done for some 25 years. Its beauty is a constant element, both enchanting and sometimes fearful (the recent storms wee natures savage beauty) And even tho I have grown tiresome of both...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

The 18 mile long beach is a magnificent sight, with the constant sound of the pebbles rolling against each other as the waves crash against the shore a must visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

An amazing place, Seeing the lighthouse up close wow, Unfortunately was unable to go in the lighthouse as only open weekends in November. And as for the 180 billion pebbles on the beach, You have to see it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom P
Reviewed 12 November 2018

It is an eighteen mile wonder. Very much worth giving it a visit. It was very windy when we went and to see the Atlantic crashing onto the pebble beach was a real sight. A lovely nature reserve.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bobbelar
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Dating back from long ago, Chesil Beach offers fantastic walking with lovely views, fishing off the beach, as well as hiking way up to the little Chapel on the Hill, which itself offers absolutely stunning views across the whole area. Definitely one for the active...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

An amazing place, so much to see and do. Swimming is a bit difficult as the beach drops off quite sharply, and the current can be fast so be careful. Usually a lot of fishermen on the beach and sadly rubbish. We go to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank fishypioneer
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

If you haven't been here you have missed out on an historic part of the jurassic coastline. It's not the kind of beach you come to play on and digger, unless you own an excavator. It's the kind you walk to for the beautiful views,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 523robd
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Chesil Beach is well worth a visit for the stunning coastline view from the top. Being a pebble beach, it is beautiful and quiet.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelJFH
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Came here on a weekday for my birthday with my partner. The weather was warm enough such that we could go for a swim which was lovely. The beach stretches so far that it's absolutely huge. Whilst there were other people there, at times it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Chesil Bank, one of the most remarkable land forms to be seen anywhere along Dorset's world-famous "Jurassic Coast", is a long, narrow shingle spit which stretches in a gentle arc for nearly twenty miles, effectively "tethering" the so-called Isle of Portland to mainland England. Correctly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Colette M
20 September 2017|
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Response from letseatcake | Reviewed this property |
I'm honestly not sure. Your best bet would be to check the website. It's a National Trust area so there will be a phone line.
15 September 2017|
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Response from Macchaz | Reviewed this property |
We only saw the part of it on the Isle of Portland, running alongside the road which is the the causeway to the island - it but we understand it extends nearly to Lyme Regis, and we did not explore enough of Portland to... More
Donna D
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Response from Marph | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for late reply but agree with Gregory